Cruise inventory

RRS Discovery D137

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Discovery (74E3)
Cruise identifierD137
Cruise period1983-05-18 — 1983-06-12
Port of departureSwansea, United Kingdom
Port of returnSwansea, United Kingdom
ObjectivesGeophysics, Geology, Sedimentology, Hydrography. Aegean Sea
Chief scientistMichael B Collins (University of Wales Swansea Department of Geology and Oceanography), Michael Brooks (University of Wales Swansea Department of Geology and Oceanography)
Cruise reportRRS Discovery D137 cruise report d137.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralMediterranean Sea - Western basin
Aegean Sea (The Archipelago) (Mediterranean Sea)
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern basin
SpecificGulf of Corinth/ N.W. Aegean Sea
Track chartsRRS Discovery D137 cruise track — trk3019a.html RRS Discovery D137 cruise track — trk3019b.html RRS Discovery D137 cruise track — trk3019c.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: cont.
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 104
Water bottle stationsDescription: surface S
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 4
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 15
Description: 15 depl. & 15 rec. 3-16 days
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 7
Description: physical analysis of sediments
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 7
Description: physical analysis of sediments
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of deployments = 7
Long/short range side scan sonarQuantity: track kilometres = 1296
Single channel seismic reflectionQuantity: track kilometres = 2778
Gravity measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 2778
Magnetic measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 926